Marks, "Evaluation of Expectations and Expectation Fulfillment in Patients Treated for Trapeziometacarpal
Osteoarthritis," The Journal of Hand Surgery, vol.
2) The goals of treatment are to maintain motion and the biomechanics of the trapeziometacarpal
joint by restoring the joint's anatomic congruity and articular surface and correcting carpometacarpal subluxation or dislocation.
One small randomized study tested the efficacy of DPT in patients with symptomatic finger OA affecting the distal or proximal interphalangeal joint or the trapeziometacarpal
10) In a double-blind RCT, Maitland's passive accessory mobilization of the thumb led to increased pain pressure threshold in the trapeziometacarpal
(TM) joint, but did not improve tip, tripod pinch, or grip strength.
Development of a computational model for the mechanical and functional evaluation of the trapeziometacarpal
Robusticity and osteoarthritis at the trapeziometacarpal
joint in a Bronze Age population from Tell Abraq, United Arab Emirates.
The involvement of the first carpometacarpal joint, also referred to as trapeziometacarpal
arthritis is the second most common degenerative joint disease in hand, predominantly in females in their fifth and sixth decades of life.
For hand OA, the panel conditionally recommended evaluation of the patient's ability to perform activities of daily living, instruction in joint protection techniques, assistive devices as needed, instruction in the use of thermal modalities, and splints for patients with trapeziometacarpal
Clinical outcome of cementless semi-constrained trapeziometacarpal
arthroplasty, and possible effect of Vitamin C on the occurrence of complex regional pain syndrome.
Two DOFs are at the trapeziometacarpal
(TM) joint (also referred to as the carpometacarpal joint), and two are at the MCP joint.
The kinesiology of the thumb trapeziometacarpal